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  • Mayor, VP to speak at slain NYPD officer's funeral

    13 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend the funeral Saturday of a police officer shot to death along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush that shook the city and put an end to large-scale ...

  • Wanted Islamic extremist leader surrenders in Somalia

    13 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Somali intelligence official says a leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who has a $3 million bounty on his head, surrendered in Somalia. The intelligence officer, who insisted on anonymity because he is not ...

  • Official: Islamic extremist leader with $3 million bounty on his head surrenders in Somalia

    13 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Official: Islamic extremist leader with $3 million bounty on his head surrenders in Somalia.

  • Snow, ice sweep Britain, stranding drivers

    14 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Snow and icy weather have swept through parts of Britain, stranding drivers and leaving thousands of homes without power. Snow also covered parts of Switzerland and southwestern Germany on Saturday, and up to 40 centimeters (nearly 16 ...

  • Turkey: 2 killed in clashes between rival Kurdish groups

    14 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say a group of Kurdish youths have clashed with supporters of a Kurdish Islamist party in southeast Turkey. Two people were killed. The governor's office for Sirnak province says three people were also injured ...

  • Polish poet, translator Stanislaw Baranczak died in US

    14 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's leading daily Gazeta Wyborcza says that poet, translator, dissident and former Harvard lecturer Stanislaw Baranczak has died at his U.S. home. He was 68. Baranczak suffered from Parkinson's disease, which made him quit his Harvard ...

  • Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary

    14 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian security official says suspension of transport connections with Crimea is expected to be only a temporary measure. Ukraine on Friday blocked rail and bus travel between the mainland and the peninsula that was annexed ...

  • Madagascar's former president under house arrest

    14 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A representative of Madagascar's former president says the ousted leader has been transferred to house arrest in the capital Antananarivo. Brian Currin said Saturday that Marc Ravalomanana was formally placed under house arrest. Ravalomanana was previously detained ...

  • Pilot recalls last flight to Cyprus airport

    16 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Capt. Adamos Marneros gazed with foreboding at the dots on the radar screen of his passenger jet as it prepared for landing on Cyprus. It was before dawn on July 20, 1974, and the view of ...

  • AP Top Business News At 3:24 a.m. EST

    18 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Policies of GOP governors could find national play In 2014, US economy began shaky, finished strong Will 'The Interview' change how Hollywood does business? Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap PlayStation, Xbox outages spark debate over hacker claims US stocks ...

  • Gunmen kill policeman, injure another

    19 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says two unknown gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed a policeman and injured another. The two police corporals were guarding a bank in Sphinx Square in Giza, across the Nile from ...

  • Agonizing, lonely search for missing kids in China

    20 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — In the grainy video, Zhang Xiuhong can see her daughter ride her bike down a country road on her way to school one spring afternoon six years ago. In the next shot, Yao Li rides down a ...

  • Pakistani army says airstrikes kill 23 militants

    21 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's army says its warplanes have killed 23 militants as part of an ongoing operation in a troubled tribal region near the Afghan border. An army statement says the airstrikes were carried out Friday evening in ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

    22 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: 3 (three)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

    22 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 02-05-10-20-38, Mega Ball: 14 (two, five, ten, twenty, thirty-eight; Mega Ball: fourteen)

  • CA Lottery

    22 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Friday: Daily 3 Evening 3-3-4 (three, three, four) Daily 3 Midday 9-1-9 (nine, one, nine) Daily 4 2-6-1-5 (two, six, one, five) Daily Derby 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:11 Money Bags-3rd:10 Solid Gold, Race ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

    23 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-08-09-11-12-15-16-17-18-20 (two, eight, nine, eleven, twelve, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    23 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 03-10-16-44 (three, ten, sixteen, forty-four)

  • AP Top International News At 10:42 p.m. EST

    23 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) N. Korea blames US for Internet shutdown 10th anniversary of tsunami is marked with tears Pregnant woman taken off life support in Ireland Tsunami memory: Awash in misery, a reason for joy New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    23 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:11 Money Bags-3rd:10 Solid Gold, Race Time: 1:45.02 (1st: 9 Winning Spirit, 2nd: 11 Money Bags, 3rd: 10 Solid Gold; ...

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